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One Year Anniversary of Ninth Circuit Finding Prop. 8 Unconstitutional
Hard to believe, but an entire year has gone by since the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Prop. 8 is unconstitutional. In the intervening months, we've kept busy preparing for a showdown before the Supreme Court, and now at last we're just days away from oral argument.
Video: Marriage Equality in 2012, Year in Review
Here's a quick year-in-review to get you caught up with the progress we made in 2012, and where we're going to focus in 2013.
Plaintiffs Challenging Prop. 8 Urge Supreme Court to End Marriage Inequality
Today, AFER's attorneys filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court defending the landmark federal appeals court ruling that found Proposition 8 unconstitutional.
Prop. 8 Ruled Unconstitutional Two Years Ago
Today marks the two-year anniversary of the District Court decision that ruled Prop. 8 unconstitutional. It’s easy to forget how historic the ruling is. Two years is too long to wait for something that is so obvious and inevitable.
Interactive Map Shows the “Crazy Patchwork” of Marriage Rights
A new interactive map by the Los Angeles Times tracks 10 years of progress and setbacks for marriage equality in the United States.
U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Hear Prop. 8 Case
The proponents of Proposition 8 are asking the United States Supreme Court to reconsider the decision that ruled Prop. 8 unconstitutional. Video and more details.
Lawrence v. Texas: An Important Precedent for Marriage Equality
Today marks the ninth anniversary of a watershed moment in American constitutional history, one which set the stage for our effort to secure the freedom to marry for every American.
Updated: Prop. 8 Case Timeline Graphic
By the end of the year, either the freedom to marry will be restored for gay and lesbian Californians or our federal case for marriage equality will be on its way to the highest court of the nation. Trace the progress of the Perry challenge with this graphic.
Huge Turning Point! Prop. 8 Challenge Enters Its Final Stage
Today marks a monumental turning point in our case for equality. AFER’s federal challenge for marriage equality is now entering its final stage. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided today not to rehear our case. Find out what happens next and what you can do.
Video: What the Prop. 8 Rehearing Decision Means
Watch this video to learn more about the Ninth Circuit's decision not to rehear the case en banc.